Reducing Teacher Stress and Burnout

By | October 7th, 2016|Categories: Education blog|

With just over 8 weeks to go to the end of the school year, teachers are heading into a very stressful and emotional time. Teacher burnout, which happens due to stress and mental fatigue happening [...]

Strategies for calm and focussed classrooms

By | September 3rd, 2016|Categories: Blog general, Education blog|

The ability to remain focused on a particular activity for a required amount of time is no mean feat. Classrooms especially are busy and noisy environments, which lead to many distractions.   Stuart Shanker (a [...]

The beach: Sensory haven or nightmare?

By | May 20th, 2016|Categories: Education blog|

The blowing wind and sea sand... stimulate the touch sensors The sound of the sea, waves and people... stimulate the hearing sensors The smells of the sea, suntan lotion, kelp... stimulate the smell sensors Put [...]

Reducing sensory overload for moms, babies and toddlers

By | May 20th, 2016|Categories: Education blog|

For mothers with small babies: * Rest when your baby sleeps. You need it, deserve it and will be a better mother as a result!* Take time out to de-stress: read, watch a movie, shop, [...]

Boosting your child’s motor development and learning

By | May 20th, 2016|Categories: Education blog|

Children learn through movement and experiencing their worlds in a three dimensional format.  Movement is the most important building block for learning, concentration, language and academic skills. Please, please, please send your children outside as [...]

Tips for improving your child’s concentration

By | May 20th, 2016|Categories: Education blog|

Eye contact If you need your child’s attention, look him/her in the eyes and give the necessary instruction when you are sure you have his/her attention. You will be far more successful in getting the [...]